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The best of John Barry

His five best Bond themes (in our opinion)

The best of John Barry

Sad news for Bond fans. John Barry, known for being one of the grandfathers of the original sound of 007, has passed away.

Having scored 11 classic Bond soundtracks, as well as Dances With Wolves and Zulu, the British composer earned five Oscars for his undeniable skills.

As a tribute, we've got got his five best Bond themes and we want to hear your thoughts on what you'd choose. Tweet us @shortlist and let us know your favourite.

(Image: Rex Features)